Things To Do In Wheaton

One Month of Small-Group Boxing Boot Camp for One or Two at Sergeant's Boot Camp (Up to 76% Off)

Sergeant's Boot Camp

Silver Spring

$400 $99

Renowned boxing coach John Ellis helps tone muscles, burn fat, and build up endurance during intensive boxing boot camps

$45 for $99 Groupon — New Vision Martial Arts

New Vision Martial Arts

3, West Friendship

$99 $45

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$59 for a Sunset Paddle for an Adult from Calleva ($100 Value)

Calleva

Poolesville

$100 $59

Board a standup paddleboard, canoe, or kayak and paddle along Seneca Creek before watching the sun set and enjoying the evening

Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Up to Eight on Thursday–Sunday at Sandy Spring Museum (Up to 60% Off)

Sandy Spring Museum

Ashton - Sandy Spring

$10 $5

Local museum explores the area’s history as a Quaker community and historic hub of Maryland with rotating and permanent exhibits

MattyB at The Fillmore Silver Spring on July 16 at 7 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

MattyB

The Fillmore Silver Spring

$32 $15

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Internet rap sensation, who happens to be 11 years old, floors audiences with G-rated swagger and age-defying skills

Art Class for All Ages or Ages 18+, or One Week of All-Ages Classes at The Art Satchel Studio (Up to 57% Off)

The Art Satchel Studio

North Bethesda

$80 $39

Multidisciplinary artist teaches composition, blending colors, brush strokes, and other basics in workshops suited to varying age levels

$49 for a 6-Punch Monkey Grove Tree-Climbing Pass at The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring ($114 Value)

The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring

Ashton - Sandy Spring

$114 $49

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Scale 10 trees and 18 vertical trails equipped using rock-wall-style footholds and grips at The Adventure Park

$76 for $200 Worth of Martial Arts — King Tiger Martial Arts

King Tiger Martial Arts

Silver Spring

$200 $76

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At the The Royal Mile Pub, servers and regulars alike greet guests with a hearty "Cead mile failte!" It's Gaelic for "a hundred thousand welcomes," and the sentiment permeates every brew, stew, and show. Juxtaposing the local with the far-flung, Royal Mile cultivates a communal mood while maintaining a Scottish identity. To wit, the menu spotlights haggis, Orkney Scotch eggs, and traditional British-style breakfasts.

Spotlighting Scotland is a trend that also permeates the eatery's decor. Colorful tartans hang from the rafters, some of which match the kilts of live performers. The pub even takes its name from the region: Between Scotland's Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse, there's a 1-mile series of streets traditionally traveled by Scottish royalty. The Royal Mile Pub is named for this thoroughfare, and its staff has welcomed its guests as it would kings and queens since it opened in 1981.

2407 Price Ave
Silver Spring,
MD
US

At Tough Temple MMA & Fitness, the only thing visitors worship is the human body. Owner and head trainer John Weeks makes sure his students' muses are in tiptop shape by offering a schedule of mostly Workouts of the Day (WODs). These ever-changing classes confuse muscles just enough to strengthen them, but not so much that they can't remember how reflexes work. But since he also has more than 25 years of MMA experience, plus a co-coach with a purple belt in brazilian jujitsu, John also holds martial-arts classes such as tai chi, jujitsu, and MMA.

4109 Sampson Road
Silver Spring,
MD
US

Built around Dr. Sankofa’s Life Path Development Model, Zen Academy helps children excel both academically and physically. Instead of hosting study hall sessions, their after-school tutoring programs introduce children to their future passions, such as aviation, martial arts, or tennis. Educators with real career experience lead students through basic and intermediate lessons that not only cover the subject at hand, but also strengthen math, self-discipline, and reading comprehension skills along the way. Learning about air currents flowing over wings enriches students’ understanding of science, and fine-tuning their back swing inspires increased activity, reducing parents’ fears that kids will wind up in a fast food joint working as a box of french fries.

7750 16th St. NW
Washington,
DC
US

Our commitment is to use the principles of martial arts to create students with self confidence, self awareness and good character.

2150 Industrial Pkwy
Silver Spring,
MD
US

In 1976, educator, musician, and kinesiologist Robin Wes longed for a children's gym that prioritized personal growth over competition. Unveiled at a time when physical-education classes pushed students to focus almost exclusively on winning, Robin's program was swiftly adopted and is now used in more than 300 Little Gyms worldwide. Robin still pens original music to accompany lessons, which engage whippersnappers 4 months old–12 years old with gymnastics, dance, karate, and parent and child activities.

Each of The Little Gym's classes introduces simple movements that sharpen motor skills and set brains whirring, allowing kids to progress at their own pace until they can finally build a computer out of macaroni and glitter. Staff members strive to build a base for lifelong social skills and self-assurance with each exercise, including activities rooted purely in fun, such as summer camps or birthday parties, which helped The Little Gym to earn title of #1 Birthday Chain in Parents magazine.

1386 Lamberton Dr
Silver Spring,
MD
US

A hardcore runner might laugh at the idea of a race that's only five miles long??until they realize the course has more than 25 obstacles designed to challenge the runners' physical and mental strength. That's the Siege Race, an event designed by elite law enforcement to help athletes feel more courageous and confident in their abilities. The obstacles include everything from scaling walls and inclined monkey bars to challenges such as climbing cargo nets and carrying weighted poles. Participants aren't required to conquer each obstacle, but those wanting to give it their best try can sign up for pre-race training events where trainers help runners practice on the actual obstacles.

501 Burnt Mills Avenue
Silver Spring,
MD
US

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